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I had a Harley Benton GA5 (terribly bad sounding amp) modded into a 5F2A clone with no NFL, one 6V6GT and a Hammond OT. The perfect blues amp!!! With the mods it went from 0 to hero. Incredible change.
Volume knob goes. 0 to 3 - clean;4-6 - cooking and dynamic; 7-10 - N Young's filth. Love it and very loud for about 4 watts. Enough for a small gig and the low end looks after itself. Perfect in the mix. And you can always mike it up if required. Mind you, I had a post OT speaker out too. You never know what you're going to have.....


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Here's a stack of low-wattage tube amps (from top to bottom):
1959 Gibson GA-5
Blackstar HT-1R
Hotrodded Epi Valve Jr w/2xEL84s
Blackheart Lil Giant
(4x10" Marshall 1965A cab in background)
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And one sweet little Marshall Class-5 combo (w/Plexi Mod):
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5 watt Champ clone bought as a B stock deal for £130. I keep debating putting it in a Tweed cab, but that would cost more than the amp did. Sounds great cranked up, especially with my Esquire.
 

cherrysunburst00

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Top to Bottom:
Laney (Lionheart) Studio 5 (1 EL84 with low power input 5/.5 watts)
Marshall Class 5 (1 EL 84 with low power switch on back)
Marshall SL5 (1 EL 34; 5/1 watt)


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From Top to Bottom:
The Valve Bimbo (1 EL 34 with powerscaling)
Dr. Z Mini Z (1 EL84 with built-in attenuator; still LOUDER THAN _ _ _ _)
 

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Which one? LOL (I sold most of the first pic.. some 5 watts some 18)
currently I have a heavily modified Blackheart BH5 combo.. not pictured.
and my cake pan amp. sits in the living room.
I had two.. the one on the right is currently disassembled.
I use the plexicake a lot. It's great fun.
The other was called the Aluminatti.. get it? but it was just a champ with a little extra hoo haa here and there.
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Which one? LOL (I sold most of the first pic.. some 5 watts some 18)
currently I have a heavily modified Blackheart BH5 combo.. not pictured.
and my cake pan amp. sits in the living room.
I had two.. the one on the right is currently disassembled.
I use the plexicake a lot. It's great fun.
The other was called the Aluminatti.. get it? but it was just a champ with a little extra hoo haa here and there.
TWANG
oh wait.. the BH5 is bottom right in top pic.
 

Riffraff12571

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LOL!
Those 1482's are amazing too. I've got a fair amount of fun old stuff in my amp stash: the pair of 1482's, the Dano DM10, a couple of really cool mid century tube PA conversions one of which sounds like a legit '50s Fender tweed & a Plexi modded '71 Traynor YBA-1 that smokes every Marshall I've ever owned. Gotta have toys right?
 


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